Thought Leadership

Reading

Literacies in Action

This morning in our team huddle, Ms. Danielle, our STEAM Coordinator, shared a story with us. It included chat messages between two students. She wanted us to see how one...
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Better Together

Well, we made it. We did it. We hit a major milestone yesterday. With record speed and expert coordination and collaboration, we created a virtual learning program for GVP students...
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Virtual Connections

We have only three days of school left for students. Our Educational Coordinators met this morning to create a plan for continued and supported summer learning and a plan for...
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Thank You, Moms

Yesterday was Mother’s Day. It was a beautiful, sunny day here in Decatur, and I spent most of the day relaxing outside with my family. I shared emails, text messages,...
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21st Century Learners and Leaders

Earlier this week in my Monday Blog, I shared a little about what I think is required of learners in the 21st century and about the four C’s--Creativity, Collaboration, Communication,...
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Superhero Teachers

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] When I was 7, my mother moved me and my younger brother and sister from New York to a very small town in South Carolina. It was a...
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Navigating a New Course

On Friday we celebrated our first ever GVP Virtual Community Tea. There were a few very minor hiccups, but it was a wonderful way to kick off the month of...
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Building Resilience

Last week, I received a very interesting article from Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN) in my email inbox. We have come to rely greatly on GCN’s expertise and guidance in...
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The Power of Reading

Last night in bed, I was looking over my Facebook feed and saw another great post from A Mighty Girl. I love seeing and reading what they put out on...
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Credo for a Pandemic: A Call for Inclusion

Inclusion is an essential value during this pandemic time in our world.  Inclusion is the valuing of the perspectives and contributions of all people and ensuring a safe, affirming, respectful...